1995-1996 Awards

Best Actor – MusicalNathan Lane A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Best Actor – PlayGeorge C. Scott Inherit the Wind
Jason Robards Molly Sweeney
Frank Langella The Father
Patrick Stewart The Tempest
Best Actress – MusicalJulie Andrews Victor/Victoria
Best Actress – PlayZoe Caldwell Master Class
Catherine Byrne Molly Sweeney
Uta Hagen Mrs. Klein
Judith Ivey A Fair Country
Best Broadway Musical Victor/Victoria
State Fair
Swinging on a Star
Best Broadway Play Master Class
Racing Demon
Seven Guitars
Moon Over Buffalo
Best ChoreographySavion Glover Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk
Best Debut PerformanceLou Diamond Phillips The King and I
Karen Kay Cody Master Class
Best Director – MusicalJerry Zaks A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Best Director – Play (The Lucille Lortel Award)Lloyd Richards Seven Guitars
Best Off Broadway Musical Rent
Bed & Sofa
Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk
Floyd Collins
Best Off Broadway Play Molly Sweeney
Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Mrs. Klein
Nixon’s Nixon
The Food Chain
Best Revival – Musical The King and I
Best Revival – Play Inherit the Wind
Best Set, Costume and Lighting Design The King and I
Best Solo PerformancePatti LuPone Patti LuPone on Broadway
John Gassner Playwriting AwardSteve Martin Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Special AwardsCarol Channing
Betty Corwin of the New York Public Library’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive
The cast of “Seven Guitars”